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  1. How long did it take you to become a CRNA
    12 years
    Jun 28
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  2. Air Force & Army HPSP CRNA
    I went through the Army HPSP a couple years ago. I would ask to speak to someone above this person or contact another healthcare recruiter in a different area. I find it very hard to believe that...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. Books that helped prep you prior to CRNA school?
    What I was not necessarily taught about anesthesia.
    Jun 7
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  4. Gift idea
    Pocket anesthesia
    Jun 1
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. Advice on military and graduate degree
    After you are accepted to grad school. If you choose CRNA, most likely there will be a waiting period from the time your are accepted and the time you start. If you decide to go the HPSP route, that...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. Advice on military and graduate degree
    Look into Health Professional Scholarship Program. (HPSP) when the time comes. The military will pay for you to go to a civilian school and give you a monthly stipend. You will be considered a part...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. Sad Boards
    I didn't like memory master. I found more help in the sweat book and understanding concepts then memorizing random questions. Did you go to Valley? The lectures definitely help with the sweat book. ...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  8. Sad Boards
    Don't wait too long to take them again. A person in my class failed the first time using the same plan as you. That person took the test again a week later and passed. I would recommend focusing...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  9. CRNA in AFR
    You do not need prior military experience for the HPSP. If you take it, you will be in the Instant Ready Reserve while in school and then transition to active duty after you pass boards.
    Feb 10
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  10. January BOLC
    Anyone heading to BOLC later this month?
    Jan 1
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  11. Civilian CRNA program into Military CRNA
    Yes, there are a couple of different programs. There is the HPSP (health professional scholarship program) which will pay tuition, fees, books, and a monthly stipend of $2100/month for two years in...
    Dec 14, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. Desflurane
    In short it has to do with vapor pressure and the fact it boils at room temperature. https://www.aana.com/newsandjournal/Documents/tec_6_vaporizer_1294_p527.pdf
    Sep 24, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  13. Intubation Tips
    I would also add that leaning back may help. Sometimes we get so focused on the view that we are so close to the mouth it limits our view. Sometimes leaning back will give you a greater viewing areas...
    Aug 9, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  14. Should i switch ICUs??
    I am a SRNA and will be graduating in November. You will see the cardiac meds a lot in the heart rooms. You will do heart rotations while in school and see them all the time, however not all places...
    Aug 3, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  15. Should i switch ICUs??
    Personally I would stay put. Dealing with suck patients and becoming familiar with those meds are more important that fancy equipment in my opinion. You seemed focused on CRRT, but in reality it will...
    Aug 3, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  16. Torn - CRNA or not?
    Have you shadowed a CRNA yet? The whole program can be financed through loans, but your loan payments will be quite substantial when you're done.
    Jul 6, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  17. Causes of sudden diaphoresis
    Did it happen during the IV placement? I have had patients vagal during placement without any type of phobia. One of them actually passed out just from the needle puncturing the vessel.
    Jun 10, '14
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. Military Police to Nursing...
    I attend Villanova University, but I saved my GI Bill for my Masters.
    Jun 7, '14
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  19. Military Police to Nursing...
    If you know what school you want to go to, you should be able to apply online now. This will get you in the system and they will determine your eligibility. Then the VA liaison at your school will...
    Jun 7, '14
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  20. Military CRNA vs civilian CRNA
    Also keep in mind if you do not make it through the military CRNA program, for whatever reason, you will still be obligated to serve in the military as an RN.
    May 30, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  21. Best CRNA progmas near central jersey
    Why not apply to all three?
    May 22, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  22. Prospects of getting a Critical Care (ICU) nursing job in the Airforce
    If military CRNA is your end game, you might be better off with a direct accession with the Army or the USAF.
    Apr 15, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. CRNA school?
    This may answer some of your questions. http://www.aana.com/ceandeducation/becomeacrna/Pages/default.aspx
    Apr 5, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  24. Navy Reserves and Post 9/11 Bill Questions
    Yes you will. You would qualify for this, but I don't think these programs pay as much as the 9/11 GI Bill. http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/mgib_sr.asp
    Apr 2, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. Navy Reserves and Post 9/11 Bill Questions
    Yes the 9/11 GI will pay. You have to be deployed to get the 9/11 GI Bill and the amount of time spent on deployment determines how much they will pay. There are other education programs offered if...
    Apr 2, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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